City of Reno seeks nominations for 2017 Historic Preservation Awards

Reno NevadaReno, Nevada (March 10, 2017) – The City of Reno’s Historical Resources Commission is seeking nominations for its annual awards program for outstanding achievements in Historic Preservation. The nomination deadline is Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

Awards are given in six categories. Two categories — Distinguished Service and Advocate — are given to an individual or group. Three categories recognize outstanding work related to the preservation of Residential or Non-Residential properties and Historic Landmarks. The final category honors an outstanding Historical Project, such as a publication, research project, media production or other initiative.

The Historical Resources Commission first introduced its Historic Preservation Awards in 1997. Previous recipients include the Lake Mansion, Brasserie St. James, the Reno Historical App, the Masonic Lodge/Reno Mercantile Building, the Historic Reno Preservation Society (HRPS), Chism House and The Depot.

This year’s recipients will be announced and recognized by the City of Reno in May as part of National Preservation Month.

The nomination form, detailed descriptions of the six categories, and a complete list of past recipients are available at Reno.gov. For more information, email Jeff Borchardt, City of Reno Associate Planner at borchardtj@reno.gov.

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About the City of Reno

The City of Reno government’s mission is dedicated to creating a community that people are proud to call home. In order to achieve that purpose, the Reno City Council has established five key priorities: Thriving Downtown and University District, Vibrant Neighborhoods and Public Places, Well-Managed Growth, Strong Financial Condition, and Efficient and Dependable Business Environment. To learn more about the City of Reno, visit Reno.gov or call 775-334-INFO (4636).

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